Definition of 'thrill'
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There is no other sport out there that can give you that thrill and that excitement. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And it was thrilling to see that rub off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were thrilled to get him. The Sun (2017)The game is no longer played for the thrill, but for quite different reasons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There's something thrilling about not being able to change your mind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are not on the street doing drugs, getting their thrills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A disappointing prospect for those who like property to provide thrills and spills. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I was thrilled to see her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those brought up on speed, drama, thrills and spills were watching something alien to them. The Sun (2017)A spokesman said:'Everyone is absolutely thrilled. The Sun (2016)Seeing new churches sprouting has been a great thrill for me. Christianity Today (2000)She was disgusted at herself and yet the anticipation was sending thrills through her body. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Their real purpose is to get a thrill by encouraging others to kill themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Everyone on board was thrilled to have played their part. The Sun (2015)The thrills and spills are almost as important as the end result. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He also has you for thrills and excitement. The Sun (2012)It sounds great and really thrills me. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But now he fairly leaped out of bed and laughed with the thrill of anticipation. The Broken God (1993)The result is a passable movie for western fans willing to get their thrills in any format. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She looked absolutely thrilled that her crazy idea had actually worked. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But she recovered well and looked shocked and thrilled to receive a bouquet of flowers during the curtain call. The Sun (2014)And now a new owner will be able to enjoy its sweeping views and the thrill of feeling part of history. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a big thrill, like a big sensory love sickness. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Secondly, pleasure in the thrill of defiance. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But for those who like their thrills with frills, that will probably be more than enough. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's the illicit thrill of playing games of risk behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I was shocked but thrilled at the idea too. The Sun (2016)She said yesterday: 'We are thrilled and so excited about becoming parents. The Sun (2010)She says: 'I love the thrill of a shop and buying new clothes. The Sun (2013)She added: 'We are thrilled at the arrival. The Sun (2010)My rationalism dissolved and I experienced a sudden thrill at actually touching a person who had left the Earth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'thrill'
British English: thrill /θrɪl/ NOUN
If something gives you a thrill, it gives you a sudden feeling of great excitement, pleasure, or fear.
I love the thrill of surfing.
- American English: thrill
- Arabic: رَعْشَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: sensação
- Chinese: 异常兴奋
- Croatian: uzbuđenje
- Czech: vzrušení
- Danish: henrykkelse
- Dutch: sensatie
- European Spanish: estremecimiento
- Finnish: kiihtymys
- French: frisson
- German: Erregung
- Greek: ρίγος
- Italian: brivido
- Japanese: ぞくぞくする感じ
- Korean: 스릴
- Norwegian: spenning
- Polish: dreszcz
- European Portuguese: sensação
- Romanian: fior
- Russian: возбуждение
- Spanish: estremecimiento
- Swedish: spänning sensation
- Thai: ความตื่นเต้น
- Turkish: heyecan
- Ukrainian: захоплення
- Vietnamese: sự hồi hộp
British English: thrill VERB
If something thrills you, or if you thrill at it, it gives you a feeling of great pleasure and excitement.
The electric atmosphere both terrified and thrilled him.
Definition of thrill from the Collins English Dictionary
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